May 19, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
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NUR 282A - PMHNP II: Care of the Child, Adolescent, and Family Across the Lifespan

Semester Hours: 2

This is the second of four didactic courses in the Psych-Mental Health NP program. It provides the theoretical content and clinical practice guidelines for intervening in psychiatric disorders of children and adolescents. Principles of assessment, interviewing, and diagnosis of children and adolescents and their families are discussed. The theoretical basis for a range of child and adolescent psychotherapeutic interventions is examined. Evidence-based therapies are integrated with the clinical practice guidelines directing the management of psychiatric disorders, emphasizing children and adolescents.

Interprofessional experts in psychiatry will provide high-level content for the student in the intensive learning sessions. Learning in this course is a collaborative process and in an interprofessional learning environment, providing quality, holistic, scientifically sound, and patient-centered care. Advanced practice role development is integrated throughout the course.  

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
Prerequisites: NUR 281A; NUR 281B

Co-requisite: NUR 282B

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